David A. Braunreiter, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Family Medicine, Academic Institute
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College


Dr. David A. Braunreiter is an assistant professor of clinical family medicine at the Houston Methodist Academic Institute. He is also an assistant professor of family medicine in clinical medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Braunreiter earned his medical degree at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He completed his family medicine residency training at Deaconess Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. He completed his primary care sports medicine fellowship at Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. In 1998, Dr. Braunreiter joined the Mercy Sports Medicine Center in Janesville, Wisconsin where he served as the program director of their primary care sports medicine fellowship program. A year later he relocated to Houston, Texas and joined the Department of Family Medicine at Memorial Hermann to become the program director for their family medicine residency program and their sports medicine fellowship program. In 2004, Dr. Braunreiter went into private practice for seven years, and then joined Houston Methodist in 2011. For over 15 years, he has actively participated in the treatment of medical and orthopedic conditions for patients all over the Houston area.

Description of Research

Concussion management, injury prevention, adolescent health, musculoskeletal pain

Areas Of Expertise

Concussion management Adolescent health Musculoskeletal pain
Education & Training

MD, Medical College of Wisconsin
Fellow, Cleveland Clinic
Residency, Deaconess Hospital, St. Louis, MO
Internship, Deaconess Hospital, St. Louis, MO

Prevalence of Cardiovascular Disease and Risk Factors Among Former National Football League Players
Okoh, AK, Amponsah, MKD, Cheffet-Walsh, S, Patel, M, Carfagno, D, Linton, D, Dimeff, R, Braunreiter, D, Harrington, P, Brennan, FH, Kavinsky, C, Everett, M, Park, B, Gunnarsson, M, Snowden, S, Mootz, L, Koepnick, T, Wheeler, J, Clarke, SE, Prince, H, Sannino, A, Grayburn, P & Rice, EL 2024, , Journal of the American College of Cardiology, vol. 83, no. 19, pp. 1827-1837. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2024.03.371

Corrected Error Video Versus a Physical Therapist Instructed Home Exercise Program: Accuracy of Performing Therapeutic Shoulder Exercises
Berkoff, DJ, Krishnamurthy, K, Hopp, J, Stanley, L, Spores, K & Braunreiter, D 2016, International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, vol. 11, no. 5, pp. 757-764.